Procurement Pros and CIOs Partner on the Cloud
Thu, April 17, 2014 Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.

IT Leader or IT Manager? How to Be the Best of Both
Thu, April 17, 2014 The best leaders aren't necessarily great managers and great managers aren't always the best leaders. Here's a look at the separate skills and traits associated with each, so you can be the best leader and/or manager for your IT team.

Federal CIOs Moving Cybersecurity Beyond Compliance
Thu, April 17, 2014 The evolving nature of cyberattacks demands a more dynamic response, according to government CIOs making an effort to implement real-time, continuous monitoring and reporting for security issues.

Health Insurance Exchange Winners and Losers

Building health insurance exchanges proved to be easier said than done. Here's a look at who succeeded and who failed.

10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch This Year

Hadoop used to process large data sets, has become synonomous with big data. Here are 10 startups working to unlock value of big data.

CLOUD COMPUTING

More and more businesses of all sizes are storing some or all of their data in the cloud. But before you move to an online storage provider, there are some things you should know (and ask) about cloud storage and recovery.

MOBILE

Spend some time with a BlackBerry 10 device and you just might put your iPhone away for good. CIO.com contributor Paul Mah did. Here he outlines the nine steps it takes to move from an iPhone 5S to a BlackBerry Z30.

CONSUMER TECH

A couple of images of Amazon's first smartphone leaked yesterday, and reports say it could be officially announced in June.

CAREERS

In their new role as brokers and consultants, CIOs will be in an even more powerful position. According to a new survey, two-thirds of C-level executives and business unit leaders expect IT to have more influence on future technology decisions.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Just because you're not posting drunken selfies doesn't mean you've got this social networking thing down. There are a number of more subtle social media mistakes that could hurt your career. Here are six to avoid.

BIG DATA

Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your data scientist vacancy.

BIG DATA

Big Data continues to heat up. These startups to watch were chosen based on third-party validation, experience and potential.

MOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT

It's hard to overstate the impact of Microsoft Office for iPad. Its arrival promises to change how iPads are viewed in the enterprise. Office for iPad may also crush competitive apps, shut out cloud storage providers and limit MDM vendors.

CLOUD COMPUTING

The cloud is more than just dirt-cheap data storage and lightning-fast apps. These six innovations show that it's possible to manage servers, develop applications, run virtual machines and even sequence the human genome using cloud technology.

CAREERS

In an increasingly competitive tech job market, graduates of the Class of 2014 should begin their job search today -- but yesterday would have been better. Follow these steps to kickstart your career.

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TUTORIALS

Data Center Definitions & Solutions

What is a data center? How are data centers managed? What data center technologies should I be aware of?


SPECIAL REPORT

CIO 100 2013

The 2013 CIO 100 Awards honor 100 companies that are accelerating business results by innovating with technology. Find out who they are.

White Paper
Economic Value of HP ConvergedSystem 700x with Microsoft Hyper-V

Read this whitepaper to learn more about ESG's analysis of the costs and benefits-and ultimate economic value-associated with deploying and managing HP ConvergedSystem 700x with Microsoft Hyper-V.

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Economic Value of HP ConvergedSystem 700x with VMware vSphere

Read this whitepaper to learn more about ESG's analysis of the costs and benefits-and ultimate economic value-associated with deploying and managing HP ConvergedSystem 700x with VMware vSphere.

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Getting the Most from Your Virtualized Data Center

In this paper, we look at the greatest challenges faced by IT departments, and how traditional configurations, processes, and organizations are poorly-equipped to handle today's workplace.

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HP ConvergedSystem 300 for Virtualization Solution Architecture

HP ConvergedSystem 300 for Virtualization has been designed to address one of today's top priorities for IT organizations - deploying applications faster through virtualization but in a way that does not increase IT complexity.

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Webcast
LIVE EVENT: 5/7, The End of Data Protection As We Know It. Introducing a Next Generation Data Protection Architecture.

Traditional backup is going away, but where does this leave end-users?

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Tales from the Trenches - Industry Risks and Examples of DDoS

Watch Neustar experts as they discuss how DDoS impacts technology companies including online gaming, e-commerce and more.

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Accenture Technology Vision 2014 - From Digitally Disrupted to Digital Disrupter

The days of innovative, technology-focused start-ups being the only market disruptors may be coming to an end. Large enterprises are starting to take advantage of their size, skills and scale to transform into truly digital businesses.

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Mobility Mayhem: Balancing BYOD with Enterprise Security

As bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies continue to gain momentum, IT must also balance BYOD benefits with increased network security threats. Is it possible to keep employee-owned devices from creating a gaping hole in the organization's security?

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CIO Executive Council

The Future-State CIO®

The Future-State CIO® will be accountable for IT function success and business process transformation by adopting a more company-external focus and concentrating on using information to drive innovation and strategic advantage in pursuit of business goals. Learn more

Is your C-Suite Ready?

Is your C-suite equipped to make the best decisions about digital-based innovation and transformation? This 12-minute survey will generate benchmarks to see if your enterprise is a digital vanguard or laggard. Take the survey.

RESOURCES & UPCOMING MEMBER ENGAGEMENTS

CIO as Pathfinder in the Digital Business Domain

Explore a new framework that positions the CIO as a pathfinder and vanguard of company-side digital activities and initiatives. Hear about the CIO's expanding new role on March 31. Register now.

Building Your Leadership Brand

Do you have a unique leadership brand with defined goals? On March 19, join the CIO Executive Council to develop your plan of action and accelerate to the cross-functional strategic level. Register now.

IT Leadership Journey Assessment

Assess IT's relationship with business leaders with this quick self-scoring assessment. In order for IT to become a strategic business driver and game changer, the technology organization must become a trusted partner and true business peer. Learn more

Creating Your Future-State IT Leadership Team Today

A recent survey by the CIO Executive Council reveals a fundamental disconnect between current IT proficiencies such as vendor partnering and future priorities. Take a closer look to understand which leadership skills are valued. Learn more

CIO Executive Programs

Offering regional and national programs, CIO (and CSO) events bring together some of the most respected names and thought leaders in information technology and security. Presented by CIOs and other senior level executives, these invitation-only programs offer timely topics and strong networking. Learn more about the CIO Executive Programs »

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